Margie Grace is the founding principal and design director of Grace Design Associates based in Santa Barbara. As a licensed landscape contractor, her firm has the unique advantage of building the gardens she designs. Since 1982, her company has conceived and built more than 350 gardens in Southern California and the western states. Her work is in demand because her gardens strike a balance between beauty and fulfilling her clients’ practical needs.
Margie's award-winning projects range from intimate gardens to large estates, and have been featured in top publications throughout the world including Garden Design, Sunset Western Garden Book, Traditional Home, Better Homes and Gardens, Veranda and The Wall Street Journal.
Grace Design Associates is a collaborative landscape design studio and construction company based in Santa Barbara made up of talented designers and craftsmen committed to teamwork that results in exceptional gardens. Together we delight in designing and building the very best landscapes for our clients.
As a design-build firm, we take every project from concept to construction. This combination of abilities allows us to create designs with the intimate knowledge of construction requirements. Design and installation happen on a continuum. By building the gardens we design, we provide our clients with the unique advantage of getting a beautiful landscape while working with one firm. Because the process is integrated, the finished garden is too.
Aluminum Fence Installation, Automatic Gate Installation, Concrete Construction, Custom Bocce Ball Courts, Custom Fire Pits, Custom Water Features, Drip Irrigation Installation, Driveway Gate Installation, Drought Tolerant Landscaping, Garden Design, Gate Installation, Gazebo Design & Construction, Greenhouse Design & Construction, Hardscaping, Irrigation System Installation, Landscape Construction, Landscape Drainage System Installation, Landscape Lighting Installation, Masonry, Outdoor Fireplace Construction, Outdoor Kitchen Construction, Outdoor Lighting Installation, Patio Construction, Pergola Construction, Planting, Pool Landscaping, Retaining Wall Construction, Shed Design & Construction, Sprinkler System Installation, Swimming Pool Construction, Tree Planting, Wood Fence Installation, 3D Rendering, Construction Drawings, Drafting, Site Planning, Swimming Pool Design
Goleta, Mission Canyon, Montecito, Santa Barbara, Summerland, Toro Canyon, Hope Ranch, Carpinteria, Ojai, Santa Ynez
International Landscape Designer of the Year
Sunset Dream Garden Award for Sustainability Landscape
Santa Barbara Contractors, Builder of Year, Hardscape & Landscape
Certified Landscape Designer, APLD